Putting Permaculture into Practice

Celia 19 October 2021

The best place to start with permaculture is your own backyard. That might be as small as a paved courtyard or as big as a farm; either way, anyone can

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Feeling Overwhelmed, Depressed, Fedup? How “Getting into it” can help

Mark Valencia 16 October 2021

Nina (my wife) and I were lying in bed the other night and she said, "I wish we could go back to the 80's life was so much easier and

Health Opinion

How to Fill Raised Garden Beds with Premium Soil for $Cheap

Mark Valencia 29 September 2021

High-raised garden beds are all the rage these days- and why not?! I've been using them for years for their many advantages. They're fantastic to garden in, so convenient, easy

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Self Sufficient YOU

Anthony Miller 28 September 2021

The world changed for most of us, sooner or later. Some very much so, and others not so much. Lifestyles were forced to change, to adapt. Many of us started

Sustainability

How to Grow a TON of Pumpkins!

Mark Valencia 23 September 2021

Pumpkins are part of the cucurbit family of vegetables. Cucurbits are veggies like cucumbers, zucchini, button squash, watermelons and even gourds. I've been growing and eating a ton of pumpkins

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Permaculture For Beginners (part 1)

Clissa 15 September 2021

'Permaculture' is one of those words we often see and hear when reading about gardening. It's like some sort of mythical desert oasis...you've heard about it, you know it's a

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Issues with Powdery Mildew- My Geodesic Dome Greenhouse Part 3

Clissa 9 September 2021

This article is a follow-up to 'Problems with Light-My Geodesic dome Greenhouse Part 2'. Although I've been harvesting lovely vegetables from my geodesic dome and grow tunnel daily, a new

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5 Self-Sufficient Gardening Projects for Beginners

Guest Post 5 September 2021

A guest post authored by Lauren Schwartz of www.lawn.com.au There's more to self-sufficient gardening than ornamental plants and decorative sculptures. A productive garden is a healthy garden, and one that

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Problems with Light- My Geodesic Dome Greenhouse Part 2

Clissa 23 August 2021

This article is a follow-up to 'My Geodesic Dome Greenhouse Part 1'. In part one, I detailed the building of my geodesic dome greenhouse. This second part talks about the

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The Dynamic Gardening Method

Clissa 17 August 2021

Gardens never stay still, do they? They're always changing-plants grow, die, and multiply. The seasons change, and with that, the weather. You could say they are dynamic. But did you

Fruit & Vegetables Plants

How to Grow a TON of Pumpkins!

Pumpkins are part of the cucurbit family of vegetables. Cucurbits are veggies like cucumbers, zucchini, button squash, watermelons and even gourds. I’ve been growing and eating a ton of pumpkins

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Bush Bog

This poem was salvaged from a scrap piece of lined A4 paper handwritten half in pen and then finished in pencil – I can’t recall but my biro must have

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Self Sufficient YOU

The world changed for most of us, sooner or later. Some very much so, and others not so much. Lifestyles were forced to change, to adapt. Many of us started

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3 Easy Ways to Fix Clay Soil

It’s no secret that clay soil is far from the gardeners friend. Poor drainage is a problem, and when the soil is waterlogged your plant roots become starved of oxygen.

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Rise of the Food Fermenters

Humans fermenting food to change/improve the taste, preserve it, or make it healthier is not a 1000 years old… it's more like 1000's of years old.  Indeed, over 2000 years

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